CVE-2008-5142

NameCVE-2008-5142
Descriptionsendbug in freebsd-sendpr 3.113+5.3 on Debian GNU/Linux allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/pr.##### temporary file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
freebsd-sendprsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

code is only executed when the script to send bug reports fails

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